Watch: J.T.’s Career Evolution In 4 Minutes

He’s a bonafide music sensation and accomplished actor — but how did Justin Timberlake get there?

Born on January 31, 1981 in Memphis, Tenn., Timberlake first came into the public eye after being featured on Star Search. As a child, he joined the Mickey Mouse Club with Ryan Gosling, Christina Aguilera and future girlfriend Britney Spears before hitting it big as a part of ‘N Sync.

Seeing how Timberlake is now a certified  triple threat, join us as we break down just how he went from child star to a household name.